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International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies, 17-18 May 2018
The International Conference on Tourism and Leisure Studies attendees include leaders in the field, as well as emerging scholars, who travel to the conference from all corners of the globe and represent a broad range of disciplines and perspectives.
By | August 21, 2017
Virtual Summer School: ICTs for Sustainable Tourism, 14-25 August 2017, Hangzhou City, China
The 2017 Summer School of the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, established at USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) is offered in collaboration with Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.
By | May 02, 2017
Executive Development Institute for Tourism, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 1-12 May 2017
The Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa provides professionals from the travel and tourism industry the knowledge and skills needed to work effectively in an environment of change and innovation.
By | January 09, 2017
 6th ITSA Biennial Conference, London-Greenwich, UK, August 17-19, 2016
The 6th International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) Biennial Conference is held at the University of Greenwich, London, UK, from August 17-19, 2016. The main theme of the conference is 'Tourism in Contemporary Cities'.
By | May 11, 2016
University Course by UNWTO.Themis Foundation and The George Washington University
The UNWTO.Themis Foundation, in collaboration with The George Washington University, is launching the 2016 University Course on "Tourism and International Cooperation for Development".
By | May 09, 2016
Tourism Skills and Jobs: Research on Skills Training for Industry Professionals
TrainingAid is conducting research on training opportunities for tourism professionals, and seeking input from industry stakeholders. Our research focuses on skills building opportunities, because skills matter for business success and for the sustainable development of our industry.
By | April 25, 2016
BEST EN Think Tank XVI, Eberswalde, Germany, 12-15 July 2016
BEST EN (Building Excellence in Sustainable Tourism - Education Network)'s annual Think Tank "Corporate Responsibility in Tourism - Standards, Practices and Policies" is hosted from 12-15 July 2016 in Eberswalde, Germany.
By | February 20, 2016
Promoting Sustainable Tourism through Training: Partnership with the GSTC
TrainingAid is working with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) to support its work in promoting sustainability practices around the world through professional training in sustainable tourism. We're thrilled to be part of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program.
By | February 01, 2016
ICTs for Sustainable Cultural and Heritage Tourism: Summer School 2016
2-week program on ICTs for Promotion and Development of Sustainable Tourism at Cultural and Religious Heritage Sites, organized by UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in the World Heritage Sites and the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism.
By | January 30, 2016
Tourism Talent Development: Thoughts on Education, Innovation and Employment Opportunities
Talent development in tourism is not just about jobs for those in the industry; it’s also a critical component of the growth of the industry as a whole, because the workforce supporting the industry is a necessary ingredient enabling innovation in tourism.
By | December 02, 2015
UNWTO Conference on Talent Development and Education in Tourism (LIVE Stream Available)
The UNWTO conference aims to foster dialogue and share good practices in innovative tourism education and research which enhance tourism practices both in public and private sectors and contribute to the human resource development nurturing future leaders in tourism.
By | November 23, 2015
eTourism: Communication Perspectives - Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
The Università della Svizzera italiana in partnership with the UNESCO chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites are offering an massive open online course on eTourism: Communication Perspectives.
By | June 22, 2015
Responsible Tourism: Whose Responsibility Is It to Educate Travelers?
Who’s responsible for educating travelers about responsible behavior? Some examples of tourism organizations and initiatives helping travelers travel more responsibly. Everyone involved in benefiting from tourism, including travelers, should be responsible for responsible travel education.
By | November 26, 2014
Sustainable Community Development Program: Expert Interview with Cynthia Ord of Village Earth
Training insights by Cynthia Ord, travel consultant and marketing specialist, instructor for the Online Certificate Program in Sustainable Community Development by Village Earth and Colorado State University.
By | May 31, 2014